Winship has received renewal of its accreditation by the Commission on Cancer, a nationally recognized program of the American College of Surgeons. The accreditation recognizes cancer care programs for their commitment to providing comprehensive, high-quality and multidisciplinary patient-centered care.
Emory University Hospital, Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital, Emory Johns Creek Hospital and Emory University Hospital Midtown ranked as top state and national hospitals in Newsweek's lists of World's Best Hospitals 2023, with Emory University Hospital also ranking in the top 250 globally.
Winship research teams receive Catalyst Fund awards
Winship research teams led by Edmund K. Waller, MD, PhD, and Eric Miller, PhD,
have been named the inaugural recipients of Winship Catalyst Fund awards for their projects, “Targeting Signaling through the Vasoactive Intestinal Polypeptide Receptor as Immunotherapy for AML” and “Best-in-Class Orally Bioavailable Small Molecule CXCR4 Antagonists for Cancer Treatment.” Through a generous philanthropic gift from Berny Gray, the Winship Catalyst Fund supports the development of novel treatment approaches for cancer therapy, diagnostics or prevention, with the goal of seeking an Investigational New Drug (IND) application from the FDA.
Theresa Gillespie, PhD, MA, Winship’s associate director for community outreach and engagement, received the 2023 Award for Distinguished Leadership at the Emory Women of Excellence Awards ceremony on March 3. The awards recognize women who have demonstrated extraordinary dedication to issues that affect women at Emory and in the larger community.
Winship member Eun-Ok Im, PhD, MPH, RN, is the 2023 recipient of the Oncology Nursing Society’s Distinguished Researcher Award. The award recognizes the contributions of an ONS member whose research enhances the science and practice of oncology nursing.
Winship clinical pharmacy specialist Kathryn Maples, PharmD, BCOP, spoke with OncLive about how new drug approvals, expanded indications and removals have continued to add novel treatment options for patients with leukemia, lymphoma and multiple myeloma.
Winship breast cancer experts presented highlights of science and education from the 2022 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium at the Best of SABCS South, held on Feb. 25. Pictured (left to right): Yueming Zhu, PhD, Mylin Torres, MD, Sunil Badve, MD, Kevin Kalinsky, MD, MS, Jane Meisel, MD, and Yong Wan, PhD.
Winship is hosting the National Association of Cancer Center Development Officers (NACCDO) and the Public Affairs & Marketing Network (PAMN) Conference, April 24-27, at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis, and is looking for volunteers in a variety of areas. Sign up to volunteer for 8 hours total and receive a complimentary conference registration for the entire event, including meals.
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About Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University The coordinating center for cancer research, education and care throughout Emory University and Emory Healthcare, Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University is Georgia’s only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, a prestigious distinction given only to the top 3% of cancer centers nationwide for conducting cancer research, and providing training, that is transforming cancer care, prevention, detection and survivorship.